Fiction James Thackara Ahab's Daughter

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Ahab's Daughter

 
9780349100036: Ahab's Daughter

Kate Cooper is eighteen, the bookish daughter of Cape Cod puritans alarmed by the force of her beauty. During the summer before university she is sent to Europe on the Grand Tour, despite the misgivings of her lawyer father, a weekend cold-warrior who spends his spare rime defending rhe purity of American airspace from whimsical Russian incursions Trapped on a Greek island by the Cyprus crisis, Kate is exposed to all the decadence of her father's nightmares. Set against the heat and intensity of a Mediterranean summer, meditates on the tensions between Old World and New

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ISBN 10: 0349100039 ISBN 13: 9780349100036
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Book Description Abacus Books. Paperback. Book Condition: New. UNUSED, VERY GOOD, NOT EX-LIBRARY, tanned edges, shows signs of shelfwear, scuffed jacket, 232 pages. Kate Cooper is eighteen, the bookish daughter of Cape Cod puritans alarmed by the force of her beauty. During the summer before university she is sent to Europe on the Grand Tour, despite the misgivings of her lawyer father, a weekend cold-warrior who spends his spare rime defending rhe purity of American airspace from whimsical Russian incursions Trapped on a Greek island by the Cyprus crisis, Kate is exposed to all the decadence of her father's nightmares. Set against the heat and intensity of a Mediterranean summer, meditates on the tensions between Old World and New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 438

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